OSLO, NORWAYNorway's new Transatlantic low-cost operator Norse Atlantic Airways has entered into a lease agreement for six new Boeing 787 aircraft.

The airline will lease the planes from Singapore-based lessor BOC Aviation Limited, Norse Atlantic wrote in a stock exchange announcement on August 2nd.

The lease agreement will last for approximately 16 years per aircraft, and Norse Atlantic expects to have the aircraft delivered in December, the same month when the company plans to start operations.

With the six new aircraft, the company will have a total of 15 Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets in its fleet.

Norway's another ow-cost pioneer Norwegian left the long-haul market last year alongside a corporate restructuring, new financing, and a total rethink of its strategy. The Norwegian that has emerged from a turbulent year is now focused mostly on routes in Norway, between the Scandinavian countries and a handful of European leisure routes.